TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Mother’s Day Gifts

Looking for something special for Mother’s Day? Of the products we’ve tried recently, here’s what we’re selected for our mother, aunt and other special moms: Georgie’s English Scones. The scones arrive frozen, along with delicious lemon curd. You can also send ready-to-bake shortbread in the hard-to-find, festive petticoat tails (triangle) shape. Kimberley Artisan Vinegars. Handcrafted…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Try A Glass Of Muscat (Moscato) For Dessert

For dessert: a glass of Moscato wine. Photo courtesy Gallo Family Vineyards.   America doesn’t enjoy enough dessert wines. From late harvest Rieslings to sparkling red Italian Brachettos, hearty Ports and unctuous Sauternes, a plethora of dessert wines is waiting to be discovered. A sweet wine can be enjoyed with more than just dessert. Think…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Wine With Oysters

A great treat: oysters with a variety of white wines. Photo by Nathan Maxfield | IST.   We love oysters, so we hosted an extensive wine-and-oyster celebration last Friday, National Oyster Day (August 5th). When we began eating oysters (way back in our college years), the de rigeur wine was a crisp Chablis from northern…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Best Wine For Sushi

This week we attended a trade event called Riesling & Co. World Tour 2011, sponsored by GermanWineUSA.com, a trade association that aims to heighten awareness of the quality and special nature of German wines. At most wine tastings, there’s a selection of cheeses, breads and other foods to go with the wine. At this Riesling…
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